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Hathaway Feared She Didn't Measure Up To Streep's Standards

12th July 2006

ANNE HATHAWAY was terrified MERYL STREEP thought she was too inexperienced to be her co-star, after the Oscar-winner constantly talked about all the other "brilliant" young actresses she had worked with in the past....

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Hathaway Hates 'Regular' Girl Label

11th July 2006

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star ANNE HATHAWAY hates being called a "regular" girl in Hollywood, because she insists it insinuates she is fat. The 23-year-old actress attacks the fashion industry's obsession with weight in new film...

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Hathaway's Topless Departure

7th July 2006

Hollywood actress ANNE HATHAWAY believes her topless scene in gay cowboy movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN has sealed her move away from teen films. Hathaway starred alongside HEATH LEDGER and JAKE GYLLENHAAL in the Oscar-winning movie in...

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Bidding For Jackson's Jacket Hits $1,000

5th July 2006

LATEST: Fans of SAMUEL L JACKSON can pick up a rare item from the movie star's wardrobe - bidding on his signed SHAFT jacket has reached $1,000 (GBP555) with a day of online sales remaining....

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China Bans Gay-themed Korean Blockbuster

4th July 2006

China's censorship board, the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television, has banned South Korea's biggest hit "because of the homosexual code and sexually explicit language in the movie," an official of the South Korean...

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Witherspoon And Banks Design Charity Wedding Dresses

4th July 2006

REESE WITHERSPOON and TYRA BANKS are designing wedding gowns for an upcoming online charity auction. The ladies are busy creating fairytale dresses which will be sold off to benefit the American Cancer Society during an...

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Mckellen Rubbishes Director's Gay Actor Theory

20th June 2006

SIR IAN MCKELLEN has hit out at a Hollywood director's suggestion that homosexual actors should keep their sexuality hidden from the public. The openly gay X-MEN star, 67, is appalled by the unnamed film-maker's belief...

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Mcmurtry Nominations Make It A Great Year For Americana Family

17th June 2006

Oscar-winning screenwriter and novelist LARRY MCMURTRY's singer/songwriter son JAMES has topped the nominees for the fifth annual Americana Honors + Awards. The country/folk star, whose father co-wrote the screenplay for BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, scored three nominations...

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Hathaway Terrified By Streep

16th June 2006

ANNE HATHAWAY was terrified when she had to shoot scenes for her new film THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA with MERYL STREEP, because she was incredibly intimidated by the acting legend. The 23-year-old found working with...

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Water Pistol Attack Left Ledger In Tears

8th June 2006

LATEST: HEATH LEDGER burst into tears after paparazzi attacked him with water pistols at the Australian premiere of BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN in Sydney earlier this year (06), according to his father. The actor's relationship with...

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Wedding Crashers Storms Mtv Movie Awards

4th June 2006

Matrimony mayhem movie WEDDING CRASHERS was the big winner at last night's (03JUN06) MTV Movie Awards - picking up three prizes, including the coveted best film trophy. Funnymen VINCE VAUGHN and OWEN WILSON were lauded...

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Ledger Rejects Crowe Role

1st June 2006

LATEST: HEATH LEDGER has turned down the chance to replace RUSSELL CROWE in BAZ LUHRMANN's new $150 million (GBP83 million) untitled film epic. The GLADIATOR star was set to play NICOLE KIDMAN's lover later this...

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Smith's Brokeback Ordeal

25th May 2006

Hollywood director KEVIN SMITH's personal experience of anal problems makes him watch BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN in a whole new light. The CHASING AMY film-maker regularly suffers from haemorrhoids and after one bout left him with particularly...

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Quaid Brokeback Lawsuit Takes Curious Turn

3rd May 2006

LATEST: Actor RANDY QUAID has dropped his $10 million (GBP5.8 million) lawsuit against the producers of BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, insisting they have reached an agreement to pay him a bonus. The star filed the suit...

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Ang Lee In Top 100 List

1st May 2006

Taiwanese director ANG LEE has made Time magazine's list of the 100 most influential people who are shaping the world. The acclaimed film-maker, who recently won a Best Director Academy Award for BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, was...

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Ledger Snubs Homeland Over Water Stunt

1st May 2006

HEATH LEDGER refused to attend the Australian premiere of his latest movie, after being squirted by water pistols carried by members of the paparazzi at his BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN premiere in January (06). The Australian star...

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Ang Lee Honoured In Hometown

28th April 2006

Oscar-winner ANG LEE was today (28AUG06) honoured in his hometown of Tainan, Taiwan, for his achievements in making gay cowboy romance BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN. During his first trip back to Taiwan since picking up the Best...

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English Patient And Clockwork Orange Among Top Adaptations

19th April 2006

Desert romance THE ENGLISH PATIENT, A CLOCKWORK ORANGE and gay cowboy epic BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN have been included in a shortlist of the best 50 books to make it to the big screen. The list, compiled...

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Hathaway 'Too Pretty' To Play Austen

13th April 2006

The descendants of late author JANE AUSTEN have slammed the casting of Hollywood star ANNE HATHAWAY in forthcoming biopic BECOMING JANE, claiming she is "too pretty" for the role. Last month (MAR06), the BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN...

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Queen Latifah To Star As Welfare Queen

12th April 2006

QUEEN LATIFAH will star in WELFARE QUEEN, a fact-based story of a woman who scammed the welfare system out of a fortune. This is the first film her production company, Flavor Unit, is making with...

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Prison Guard Disciplined Over Brokeback Mountain Screening

10th April 2006

A Massachusetts prison officer faces disciplinary action after showing gay cowboy movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN to jailed felons in Norfolk, near Boston. The unnamed official staged a viewing of the critically-acclaimed film on Thursday (06APR06) -...

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The Things They Say 1784

5th April 2006

"Get ANG LEE to do BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN with two lesbians and I'll be there." British actress KELLY BROOK is serious about wanting to star in a potential Oscar winner.

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Koontz Novel Set For Big Screen

5th April 2006

Best-selling author DEAN KOONTZ is bringing his upcoming novel THE HUSBAND to the big screen. The film will follow an ordinary man whose love for his wife is put to a harrowing series of tests...

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Ledger Opts For Six Children

4th April 2006

HEATH LEDGER is desperate to have five more children with his fiancee MICHELLE WILLIAMS, following the birth of their daughter MATILDA last year (05). The 27-year-old Australian star, who met Williams on the set of...

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Headey Slams 'Gay Movie' Label

4th April 2006

Actress LENA HEADEY has slammed reports her latest film IMAGINE ME + YOU is a 'gay movie', because it doesn't deserve such a stereotypical label. The 29-year-old claims people are wrong to categorise the girl-meets-girl...

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Bahamas Ban Brokeback

31st March 2006

Gay cowboy movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN has been banned by authorities in the Bahamas, sparking outrage among gay rights groups. The Bahamian Plays And Films Control Board decided the ANG LEE directed film should not be...

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Mckellen Blasts Gyllenhaal

30th March 2006

SIR IAN MCKELLEN has criticised JAKE GYLLENHAAL for being apprehensive about kissing his BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN co-star HEATH LEDGER on screen. The openly gay THE LORD OF THE RINGS actor - who recently spoke out against...

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Brokeback Mountain Receives Gay Honour

28th March 2006

Golden Globe-winning movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN was named last year's (05) Best Motion Picture at the 17th annual Gay And Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Awards in New York City last night (27MAR06). Oscar-winning director ANG...

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Washington: 'Crash Win Was No Shock'

24th March 2006

Screen star DENZEL WASHINGTON knew CRASH would win Best Picture at the Oscars earlier this month (05MAR06) - despite widespread shock at its triumph. Washington insists there was no reason for anyone to be surprised...

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Randy Quaid Sues Over Brokeback Pay

24th March 2006

Actor RANDY QUAID is suing the producers of cowboy romance BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN for $10 million (GBP5.8 million), claiming he was underpaid for his supporting role as rancher JOE AGUIRRE. The 55-year-old star filed suit in...

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